“It’s important to increase the visibility of female engineers, provide mentorship and support for women in engineering.” – Ana Ercegovac, Associate Software Engineer, Telesign Happy Engineers Week! February 19-25 is officially Engineers Week! This observance has been around since 1951, created to showcase the valuable contributions of engineers. At Telesign, we love our engineers and
Among other high-profile news, Twitter has been receiving criticism for its bad bots and fake users this year. The issue began in December 2021, when a zero-day software vulnerability became exploited. A zero-day software attack occurs when a fraudster takes advantage of an undetected security flaw. In Twitter’s case, the vulnerability appeared shortly after a
Who are you? It’s a timeless question, and one that serves as the core question in today’s omnipresent digital world. During the onboarding process, the question should be followed with a critical request: Prove it. As a platform owner, you need to knowÑand verifyÑthat the new users you’re onboarding are who they say they are.
When patients make appointments with their healthcare providers, they often encounter this typical scenario: Calling to make an appointment; completing a patient profile upon arrival-including insurance information and health history; and often answering the same questions spread across multiple platforms, including phone conversations, electronic questionnaires, and hard copy forms. The process can be tiresome, especially
It’s no longer smoke and mirrors: Elon Musk is purchasing Twitter for $44B. Soon, Musk will hold the keys to Twitter, and in the driver’s seat, he’s laying out his vision for the platform. Musk says that one of his priorities is to rid Twitter of its well-known spam and bot problem. What exactly is
Whether it’s speed, simplicity, or cost savings, more and more businesses are digitally transforming their communications operations. Today, two out of three organizations are moving significant portions of their communications solutions to the cloud. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, cloud communications are critical to the success of modern-day business. In fact, 85% of
From social media takeovers to million-dollar crypto heists, SIM-swapping has become a mainstream attack vector. About every week another article hits our timelines on how an unsuspecting person became the latest victim. Last year alone, SIM-swap attacks cost Americans more than $68 million, and the number of reported incidents grew by more than 400%. Earlier
Today, business takes place—often wholly-in the digital realm. With this seismic shift to ecommerce and the need for fast, reliable digital identity verification, fraudsters have learned to game the system with sophisticated schemes designed to siphon money from unsuspecting companies. International Revenue Share Fraud (IRSF)-an attack where fraudsters hi-jack routine business processes to divert funds
Telesign CEO Joe Burton recently provided his predictions on all-things digital security for 2022. As a recognized thought leader in the industry, Burton has plenty of unique insight into how things currently work, how that will change in the future, and what businesses can do to adapt. Here are five predictions he sees for the
For those of you interested in the overall architecture of identity innovation, the Future Identity Festival is a perfect fit. The hybrid event offers groundbreaking ideas and optimistic visions for the future of identity. It connects many different groups, including policymakers, tech providers and more. The 2021 Future Identity Festival in The Brewery, London, was
If you’re on the lookout for the newest trends in digital identity, security, and authentication, you’re probably aware of the IDWA (Identity Week Asia) event. Digital identity experts gather annually at Identity Week Asia to provide updates and insight into the identity landscape. The virtual event brings vital information to governments, financial institutions, healthcare
Even if you’ve developed the perfect SMS messaging campaign designed to increase customer loyalty and drive to purchase, it won’t be effective unless your customers have opted in to your SMS promotions. An “opt in” means that consent has been given from the customer or user to the company, permitting the SMS to be sent.